COMPANIES Artificial intelligence is the most important future trend for traders

Dynamic pricing, hyper-individual online offers or programs with which customers can try out clothes or make-up: artificial intelligence makes it possible. That’s why this technology is one of the mos…

April 11, 2019

COMPANIES ABC Design with new sales representative

Since April 2019, Jörg Reh has been strengthening the sales force of ABC Design in Northern Germany as a commercial sales representative.

April 10, 2019

COMPANIES Kidiliz appoints New Managing Director for North America

Antoine Elie is the new Managing Director for the US subsidiary of the Kidiliz Group, formerly Group Zannier. Since September last year, he has been in charge of the expansion of the French children’s…

April 6, 2019

MARKETS E-Commerce – that’s what customers of online shops want

The digital association Bitkom has taken a close look at the online shopping preferences of Germans. Smartphones and ratings are particularly important in e-commerce.

April 2, 2019

COMPANIES Jeffrey Popper is the new CEO of Rollplay

Goodbaby International Holding Ltd. has appointed Jeffrey Popper as the new CEO of the Rollplay brand. Effective immediately, his responsibilities will include the strategic orientation and positionin…

March 4, 2019

COMPANIES Childhome expands into the US market

The Belgian children’s outfitter Childhome has enjoyed significant international growth over the last ten years and now sells its products in more than fifty countries. Accordingly, it was time for th…

February 28, 2019

COMPANIES Customer satisfaction – How to score with smart personnel deployment

The German retail sector faces challenges such as declining sales, rising costs and fierce competition from online retailers. According to a recent study by the market research company Viga, the key t…

February 22, 2019

COMPANIES Plagarius 2019 – Brother Spielwaren defends itself against product piracy

The audacious imitation of existing products has been awarded the famous “Schmähpreis” by “Aktion Plagarius e.V.” since 1977. Bruder Spielwaren GmbH also received the “Plagarius” award in January of t…

February 19, 2019

Industry Mesh industry – Declining demand and rising production costs

Despite good sales, the German knitwear industry is entering the 1st quarter of 2019 with uncertainty. Companies are reporting a weakening of their business.

February 18, 2019

Children's Fashion Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in children’s clothing

A new study by Washington University reveals the negative environmental and social consequences of fast fashion. We’ve been asking around children’s clothing companies how important sustainability is…

February 13, 2019

MARKETS Instalment payment is a plus for merchants with high shopping baskets

New customers, more sales and higher customer satisfaction. Retailers report this when they offer the payment method instalment purchase. Companies for children’s equipment are also involved.

February 7, 2019

MARKETS Smartshopping is becoming more and more popular

More and more Germans are making online purchases via mobile devices. This is the result of a study by the payment service provider Mastercard.

February 6, 2019

Industry BDI presents new policy paper on competition with China

The BDI has published a new policy paper. It contains 54 of the industry’s demands to Berlin and Brussels to strengthen the European Union in competition with China.

January 24, 2019

MARKETS Gross domestic product increased in Germany in 2018

In a recent press conference, the Federal Statistical Office presented the German gross domestic product and the fiscal balance of the state in 2018.

January 21, 2019

COMPANIES Prams of the future – pushing your child with motor drive

Emmaljunga and Cybex are launching their first motorised prams this year. Luna Journal reports on the prams of the future.

January 17, 2019